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Historic Walled Town of Cuenca

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Historic Walled Town of Cuenca

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Day trip to Cuenca and the Enchanted City from Madrid
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Day trip to Cuenca and the Enchanted City from Madrid

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Get out of Madrid city for a day and explore the spectacular scenery of UNESCO-listed Cuenca. The medieval city is perched above two river gorges, offering dramatic views. Learn about the history and legends of Cuenca from your guide. Stop at a local winery to sample some of the region's produce. Both nature and culture-loving travelers will enjoy this tour.
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Artem wrote a review Nov 15
50 contributions20 helpful votes
Perfect old town. Unique historical site. This place is one of the best ever we been. Spirit of real old Spain. Nice restaurants and entertainment.
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Date of experience: November 2020
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AllyB46 wrote a review Jul 2020
Aberdeen, United Kingdom152 contributions38 helpful votes
The new town is rather underwheming but has plenty bars and restaurants. The star attraction is the Cuidad Alta with spectactular views from many vantage points. Expect to walk up the hill many times, but plenty stop off places for a refreshment.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Phi Somchai wrote a review Feb 2020
Bangkok, Thailand3,478 contributions758 helpful votes
I made a day trip here and enjoyed visiting this town very much. It was an easy 1 hour high speed train ride from Madrid. There were many interesting historical sites to visit and the highlights were the Cuenca Cathedral and the Casa Colgadas. Do visit the tourist information center at the front of Plaza Mayor. They will provide a map of the walled town, which will came in very handy when you explore the town.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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petasc wrote a review Jan 2020
Albany, Australia293 contributions52 helpful votes
We nearly missed this amazing gem as our tour plans changed. We were so lucky to be able to post pone our accommodation booking for Cuenca, have enjoyed everything and feel it is a highlight of our trip to Spain. Will recommend this beautiful area for everyone to reconsider the big centres and come here for a day or so.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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felipehavana wrote a review Nov 2019
Javea, Spain711 contributions301 helpful votes
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Decided to stop in Cuenca en route to home from a trip to Galicia. arrived mid afternoon and enjoyed a stroll around the old town taking in a few bars in the Plaza Mayor to sample beer and tapas while being entertained watching the local policeman trying to keep the two way traffic flowing through the single carriage archway. Would recommend an overnight stop in Cuenca to visit the Museo de Arte Abstracto Español, the cathedral and generally enjoy the sites, sounds and ambience of the old town. Plenty of good restaurants serving local dishes and interesting shops selling local produce, including some items, such as orujo, which for good reason are not on display. All in all we really enjoyed Cuenca, it had a wonderful calm and charm with plenty to see and do.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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